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Abandoning the Public Interest
The neo-liberal drive to cut red tape is costing lives. Exposing the hidden costs of deregulation and privatization.
Bangladesh's exploitation economy
Before the collapse of Rana Plaza, which killed over a thousand people, most of them textile workers, there was the fire that killed a hundred at the Tazreen factory. A major cause is western companie...
Bhopal: The Inside Story: Carbide Workers Speak Out on the World's Worst Industrial Disaster
Chouhan, T.R. et al
An account of the disaster in Bhopal, India.
Bhopal's Fight for Memory
In December, 1984, unknown poisonous gases burst out from a Union Carbide pesticide plant located in a vicinity of the city of Bhopal in central India. The plant, scheduled for possible closure, was u...
Contaminated Meat, Contaminated Water: From Walkerton to Listeria
The current listeria outbreak has the feel of deja vu all over again. Once again, we are hearing about companies and industry associations lobbying for fewer inspections and less 'interference', and a...
Contamination: The Poisonous Legacy of Ontario's Environmental Cutbacks
The story of Ontario's right-wing Harris government, which gutted health and environmental protection polices, leading to the Walkerton water disaster.
Grenfell Tower fire: anger rising
Four days after the raging inferno that criminally took the innocent lives of so many, survivors and friends and families of the missing are still not only without the support from the authorities tha...
Grenfell Tower Fire: Corporate Manslaughter in London
A massive fire engulfed Grenfell Tower in the early hours of June 14th. Grenfell Tower is a 24-storey building of public housing flats in the North Kensington area of London. Over 600 people were beli...
The Grenfell Tower fire could have been avoided: this government must be held responsible
Islamic Peril: Media And Global Violence
Karim, Karim H.
The Monopoly board of the city: Grenfell Tower - where was the HCA, government housing regulator??
The Homes & Community Agency(HCA) is the UK state regulatory body for social housing; its job is to monitor the performance, finances and provision of services of landlords. Missing from the media cov...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter June 26, 2017: Public Safety
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The June 26, 2017 issue of Other Voices, the Connexions newsletter is about public safety.
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Saudi Royal Family: Protecting VIPs, While Letting Ordinary Pilgrims Die
In the wake of a stampede in Mecca which killed close to 1,000 Haj pilgrims, it is being reported that the columns of pilgrims ran into each other because Saudi police had closed off key roads in the ...
What Bhopal Started: From Union Carbide to Exxon to BP
Bhopal marked the horrific beginning of a new era. One that signalled the collapse of restraint on corporate power. The ongoing BP spill in the Mexican Gulf -- with estimates ranging from 30,000 to ...
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
A coalition of individuals and organizations who have come together to shore up the moral, social, and political environment.
METRAC (The Metro Action Committee on Public Violence )
Promotes the rights of women and children to live free from violence and threats of violence.
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Canada Safety Council
The Canada Safety Council is a national, non-government, charitable organization dedicated to safety. The Council serves as a credible, reliable resource for safety information, education and awareness in all aspects of Canadian l...
International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)
INTERPOL is the world's largest international police organization, with 187 member countries. Created in 1923, it facilitates cross-border police cooperation, and supports and assists all organizations, authorities and services wh...
Canadians Choose a Clean Start: Bury the Tar Sands Along With Harper's Tenure
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The ousting of the Conservative Government from Ottawa by the Canadian public in Monday's election is also a repudiation of the continued, unrestrained development of the Athabasca tar sands.
Have you heard the one about the negligent official and the obtuse columnist?
When people die as a consequence of your failures, joking about it just isn't on.
Listeria Outbreak Alarms Walkerton Survivors
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Governments should have learned from the mistakes that led to the tragedy in Walkerton. Food security and public safety should never be placed on the chopping block in the name of cost cutting.